It’s The State of Gaming Podcast…for the year of 2020! And what a year it was, especially when it comes to gaming. On this special year-end recap episode our usual hosts Cory Galliher and Nate Evans are joined by special guest Antal Bokor (from 3rd Coast Review) to talk and discuss the best, worst, and everything else that helped make gaming in 2020 the distraction we all desperately needed. Let’s get to it!
Did your favorites make the cut? Games discussed include: Half Life: Alyx, Hades, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, Demon’s Souls Remake, Ghost of Tsushima, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Bugsnax, Dirt 5, Fall Guys, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Cyberpunk 2077, Streets of Rage 4, The Last of Us Part 2, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Crysis Remastered, DOOM Eternal, Battletoads, Milky Way Prince – The Vampire Star, Genshin Impact, Tabletop Simulator, Godfall, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2, Paper Mario: The Origami King, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxiboost ON, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and many others.
Come for the lists, stay for the commentary! Listen as the guys take you through a quick peek at some of 2020’s best tabletop blockbusters, thoughts on gaming through the COVID-19 pandemic, the launch of next-generation PlayStation and Xbox consoles, and a very special 35th anniversary for Super Mario Bros. and Shigeru Miyamoto’s personal tour of the upcoming Super Nintendo Land Amusement Park. What a year 2020 was – and good riddance!